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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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02/26/97
MEDIA NOTES

HBO''s Boxing After Dark scored its highest rating ever on the one-year anniversary of the program''s launch, with an 8.3/17 cable rating for last Saturday''s fights (HBO).... Beasley Reece is leaving

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Comcast-Spectacor, HBO, NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

02/25/97
SPONSORS STILL FIND THEIR WAY ALONG THE CART PATH

Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) "has seen plenty of changes -- even turmoil -- the past two years. But to date, the racing circuit''s sponsors have stuck with the CART series and its teams," acc

Tags: Champ Car World Series, DaimlerChrysler, Motorola, Toyota

02/25/97
NHL LOOKS INTO PROPOSED BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEXES

The NHL is "strongly considering a proposal from Mentmore Holdings that would realize its ambition to create NHL-branded entertainment complexes," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Mentmore has laid

Tags: NHL

02/25/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

BRANDWEEK NEWS & NOTES: Sears "is expected" to be announced as a corporate WNBA sponsor. Lady Foot Locker "has also been talking" to the league....Logo Athletic has signed Packers coach Mike Holmgren

Tags: Chase Manhattan Bank, ESPN, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Green Bay Packers, NBC, Sears, Walt Disney, WNBA

02/25/97
ABC AND CBS WILL PUT ON THE GLOVES; BUT WILL VIEWERS WATCH?

Both ABC and CBS Sports announced new boxing packages, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. CBS'' boxing will start March 30 with a Buster Douglas-Brian Scott fight. CBS'' telecasts will b

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/25/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHERYL YOSHIOKA, formerly Dir of Direct Marketing for Nike, has joined Portland, OR-based Tyee to develop interactive marketing ideas and coordinate Web site activities for Tyee (AD AGE, 2/25)....Warr

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Golden State Warriors, New York Jets, Nike, People and Pop Culture

02/25/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NBA Eastern Conference Attendance Through February 23 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES ''96-97 AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''95-96 AVG. TOTAL +/- ATTEND FROM ''95-96 CHA 26 24,042 625,092 100% 24,042 No Chang

Tags: NBA, The Back of the Book

02/25/97
NBA MEDIA NOTES: CRITICISM FOR NBC'S "MEET THE PRESS"

NBC''s "Meet the Press" edition on the NBA during the All-Star Weekend was featured by John McManus in his column in BRANDWEEK. NBC''s Bob Costas and Tim Russert hosted NBA Commissioner David Stern, C

Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, Phoenix Suns, Media

02/25/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BUSINESS WEEK''s David Leonardt reviews IU Urban Policy Professor MARK ROSENTRAUB''s new book, "Major League Losers: The Real Cost of Sports and Who''s Paying For It." The work, published by Basic Boo

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

02/25/97
STADIUM NOTES

The winner of the bidding war for Madison Square Garden "will walk away with a hidden jewel: a giant property tax break worth more than $100 million over the next decade," according to Douglas Feiden

Tags: Cablevision, Facilities, Madison Square Garden, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Vulcan Ventures

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